Healthy salad in a jar

Looking for a tasty, yet healthy alternative for your lunch? If you’d like it to be handy as well, we’ve got just the thing for you! A salad in a jar is not only practical, but can be entirely fine tuned to your personal preferences too. Our favorite recipe is the following: For the yoghurt…

To grain or not to grain?

In an interesting article from Novomed, dr. Hashim Seedat – an expert in integrating the healing arts, focusing on the importance of nutrition, exercise, homeopathy and acupuncture – states that a lot of people don’t realise the true impact of grain on our body and overall health. “Grains are best described as small, dry seeds that grow…

The pace of life and work

These last couple of months, I’ve noticed a significant rise in requests from companies to help them with two critically important issues. The first one, is finding a solution for their workforce, who oftentimes experience a gigantic work overload, resulting in a continuous feeling of being stressed. The second issue has an entirely different nature,…

Healthy breakfast: Cheesecake with granola and kiwi

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”, we’ve heard this phrase at least a couple of hundred times… but it is indeed true! Breakfast is thé meal you should not miss. In each of the following weeks, we’ll present you a healthy breakfast recipe that we make with our clients during our cooking…

The risks of menopause and how to prevent them

In an interesting article published on the website of Novomed, Dr. Anna Sepiolo writes about the mistake in assuming that coronary heart disease (CHD), the number one killer worldwide, is commonly regarded as something that afflicts men rather than women. CHD may occur later in women than in men on average, but it remains the biggest killer…

Foods reducing cancer risk: what & when

In an interesting article on the website of Novomed, dr. Suheil Simaan talks about foods that reduce cancer risk and about how they do it. “For a long time, cancer was considered a disease of bad luck. Nowadays, it is more widely accepted as multifactorial in nature – with genetics, the ageing process and lifestyle all…

UAE: The impact of stress – and what you can do about it

It is worrying, but true. 42% of the 700 UAE workers questioned in 2016 for a global report by Steelcase chose stressful as the word to describe their workplace. Globally, the average is 35%, the UAE only fared better than South Africa with 48%. This percentage suggests that workplace stress plays a regular role rather…

Corporate wellbeing for a decent price

It’s not difficult to understand: more engagement of your employees leads to higher productivity. It’s as easy as that. Let it just be that more engagement is exactly what Herculean provides, based on a unique, holistic approach. Hercules Academy ensures guaranteed results in terms of wellbeing and engagement. Wellbeing is so much more than facilitating…

HONESTLY? HONESTY IS THE KEY TO UNLOCK YOURSELF!

Did you ever tell a lie? A small lie, a white lie, as we call it? A lie you tell to avoid worse consequences, pain or distress and later this little lie turns out to have some serious consequences? This is what we do every day to ourselves on an unconscious level. We don’t want…

How to make the breakfast of the Gods: Granola

Granola, conceited muesli or the breakfast of the Gods? This popular breakfast is heavily liked amongst mankind. It’s not the cheapest of breakfasts, but today we’ll teach you -together to Sabine Appelmans from Hercules Academy- how to make your own affordable, delicious granola! Granola consists of rolled oats, nuts, honey or other sweeteners such as brown sugar….

3 ways to label and deal with emotions according to Susan David

Dealing effectively with emotions is a key leadership skill. Labeling our emotions is an important first step in dealing with them. This is harder than it sounds; many of us struggle to identify exactly what we feel, and often the most obvious label isn’t actually the most accurate one. We have been trained to believe…